Georgia Power Smart Neighborhood Recognized By SEPA for Innovation, Research and Collaboration

– Georgia Power’s Smart Neighborhood Initiative has been recognized by the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) as part of its annual awards that celebrate innovation and collaboration of utilities, industry players and individuals shaping the future of energy. The initiative was included in Southern Company’s designation as a 2020 SEPA Utility Business Models Power Player of the Year.

“We are proud to be recognized as the 2020 SEPA Utility Business Models Power Player of the Year,” said Nicole Faulk, senior vice president of Corporate and Customer Services for Georgia Power. “This award recognizes our commitment to innovation, research and development. It is a testament to all of the employees involved in our Smart Neighborhood initiative as well as our continued focus on meeting customers’ current and future energy needs through cutting-edge research and technology.”

The 2020 SEPA Utility Business Models Power Player of the Year award recognizes unique innovation and leadership in efforts to create new utility business models that advance the adoption of clean energy resources and help to achieve carbon reduction and clean energy goals.

Georgia Power has been a leader in Smart Home innovation, helping bring new technologies to homebuilding in the state. The company’s Smart Neighborhood ™ initiative provides customers with state-ofthe art home construction, distributed energy resources including solar, battery energy storage and smart home appliances and technologies. Southern Company was recognized by SEPA for its Smart Neighborhood initiatives. Georgia Power is a wholly owned subsidiary of Southern Company.

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